Samsung RFG297AAWP User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    RFG297AA Refrigerator user manual English imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at

  • Page 2: Water Filtration System

    Features of your new Refrigerator KEy FEAtuREs oF youR nEw REFRiGERAtoR Your Samsung French Door Refrigerator comes equipped with various innovative storage and energy-efficient features. • twin Cooling system The Refrigerator and Freezer have separate evaporators. Due to this independent cooling system, the Freezer and Refrigerator cool more efficiently.

  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Because the following instruction covers various models, the characteristics of your Refrigerator may differ slightly from the Refrigerator described in this manual. If you have any question, contact us at 1-800-SAMSUNG or find help and information online at

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    • Improper use of the grounding plug can result in a risk of electric shock. If it is necessary to use an extension cord to power the Refrigerator, use only a 3-wire extension cord that has a 3-blade ground plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept the plug on the appliance.

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    CAution siGns use good judgment when filling the Refrigerator with food and drinks. • In an overfull Refrigerator, heavy, fragile, bulky or breakable items may fall out and cause personal injury and/or damage to surrounding objects. Do not put bottles or glass containers in the Freezer drawer.

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    • Wipe excess moisture from the inside and leave the doors open to keep odor and mold from developing. Service warranty and Modification • Any changes or modifications performed by a 3rd party on this finished appliance is not covered under Samsung warranty service, nor can Samsung be responsible for safety issues that result from 3rd party modifications. Children can get trapped inside Refrigerators. Before you throw away your old Refrigerator or Freezer, make sure that you;...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR OPERATING YOUR SAMSUNG FRENCH DOOR REFRIGERATOR TROUBLESHOOTING 08 Getting ready to install the refrigerator SETTING UP YOUR 09 Removing the refrigerator doors 11 Disassemble the Freezer Drawer 12 Reattaching the refrigerator doors 14 Assemble the Freezer Drawer 15 Adjusting the doors 16 Making minor adjustments between doors...

  • Page 8: Setting Up Your French Door Refrigerator, Getting Ready To Install The Refrigerator

    Setting up your French Door Refrigerator GEttinG READy to instAll tHE REFRiGERAtoR Congratulations on your purchase of the Samsung French Door Refrigerator. We hope you enjoy the state-of-art features and effi ciencies that this new appliance offers. Selecting the best location for the Refrigerator • A location with easy access to the water supply.

  • Page 9: Setting Up The Refrigerator, Removing The Refrigerator Doors, Tools You Will Need

    REFRiGERAtoR Now that you have your new Refrigerator installed in place, you are ready to set up and enjoy the features and functions of the appliance. By completing the following steps, your Refrigerator should be fully operational.

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    Setting up your French Door Refrigerator 2. Disconnect two connectors ( at each side of the top cap and the one connector ( ) on left side door. Remove the tube ( ) with pressing the dark gray color part ( ) of the water line coupler.

  • Page 11: Disassemble The Freezer Drawer

    DisAssEMBlE tHE FREEzER DRAwER 1. Take out the upper drawer by lifting it up. 2. Remove the tilting pocket( ) by pulling both brackets( at the same time. 3. Take out the lower basket( ) by lifting the basket up from the rail system.

  • Page 12: Reattaching The Refrigerator Doors

    Setting up your French Door Refrigerator REAttACHinG tHE REFRiGERAtoR DooRs Assemble the Refrigerator doors 1. Reattach the lower left and right door hinges( With a Philips head screwdriver, insert and tighten the screw ( ) into the lower left and right door hinges.

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    REAttACHinG tHE REFRiGERAtoR DooRs 4. Connect the water line ( ) and then insert a clip on the coupler with pulling tube. Connect the one connector( ) on left side door and two connectors ) at each side of the top cap.

  • Page 14: Assemble The Freezer Drawer

    6. Insert the upper drawer. Remove 2 pieces of tape ( Reattach the tape in the same position when moving the refrigerator to prevent scratching the drawer bin. 14_ setting up ) onto the support guard ) attached to the side of the drawer bin.

  • Page 15: Adjusting The Doors

    ADJustinG tHE DooRs Now that the doors are back on the Refrigerator, you want to make sure the Refrigerator is level so that you can make fi nal adjustments. If the Refrigerator is not level, it will not be possible to get the doors perfectly even.

  • Page 16: Making Minor Adjustments Between Doors

    Setting up your French Door Refrigerator MAKinG MinoR ADJustMEnts BEtwEEn DooRs Remember a level Refrigerator is necessary for getting the doors perfectly even. If you need help, review the previous section on leveling the Refrigerator. When the left door is lower than the right door.

  • Page 17: Adjusting The Freezer Drawer Level

    ADJustinG tHE FREEzER DRAwER lEVEl Adjustment part 1. Locate the height-adjuster ( Unscrew the four Phillips screws ( 2. Loosen the controller screw( 3. Find the best level to align the door slope. After adjustment, fi rst tighten screw( ) in the freezer drawer. ) slightly to loosen the door.

  • Page 18: Checking The Water Dispenser Line

    CHECKinG tHE wAtER DisPEnsER linE A water dispenser is one of the helpful features on your new Samsung Refrigerator. To help promote better health, the Samsung water filter removes unwanted particles from your water. However, it does not sterilize or destroy microorganisms.

  • Page 19: Installing The Water Line

    Connecting the water line to the Refrigerator. There are several items that you need to purchase to complete this connection. You may fi nd these items sold as a kit at your local hardware store. 1/4” compression nut...

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    • Allow the storage tank on the reverse osmosis system to refi ll after heavy usage. • If your refrigerator has a water fi lter, it may further reduce the water pressure when used in conjunction with a reverse osmosis system. Remove the water fi lter.

  • Page 21: Using The Control Panel

    Press and hold the Fridge/Hold 3 sec for Power Cool button for 3 seconds, to speed up the time needed to cool products in the Power Cool Button Refrigerator. It can be helpful if you need to quickly cool easily spoiled items or if the temperature in the fridge has warmed dramatically (For example, if the door was left open).

  • Page 22: Using The Digital Display

    This function is for store display refrigerators. It is not for customer use. In Cooling Off Mode, the refrigerator works but doesn’t make cool air. To cancel this mode, press the Energy Saver and Freezer buttons at the same time for 3 seconds until a “Ding-dong” sound is heard and the unit will now cool.

  • Page 23: Energy Saver, Controlling The Freezer Temperature, Controlling The Refrigerator Temperature

    - If communication between Display and Main Controller errors, Pantry Display light may blink. Once the communication return to their normal set temperatures, the blinking will stop. If the blinking continues for a long period of time, please contact to Samsung Electronics Service Center. Operating _23...

  • Page 24: Using The Cold Water Dispenser

    ‘ICE CUBED’ or ‘CRUSHED’ function CAution ON to get new ice faster after replacing the ice bucket in the refrigerator. Whenever all ice is used at one time, the above step 3 and4 must be repeated (before dispense the fi rst 4 to 6 ice cubes, it needs waiting 8 hours).

  • Page 25: Using The Water Dispenser

    Make sure the glass is in line with the dispenser to prevent the water from splashing out. If you have just installed the refrigerator or installed a new water filter,Flush 3 gallons through filter before use (flush approximately 6 minutes). Make sure that water flows clearly again before drinking.

  • Page 26: Parts And Features

    Operating your SAMSUNG French Door Refrigerator PARts AnD FEAtuREs Use this page to become more familiar with the parts and features of the Refrigerator. Ice-Maker Foldable-Shelf Slide-Shelf Vertical Hinged Section Vegetable & Fruit Drawers Tilting Pocket When closing the door, make sure the Vertical Hinged Section is in the correct position to avoid scratching the other door.

  • Page 27: Storing Food In The Refrigerator, Storing Food In The Freezer Drawer

    FooD in tHE REFRiGERAtoR The Samsung French Door Refrigerator has been designed to provide you with maximum space saving features and functions. Here are some of the customized compartments we have created to keep your food fresher longer. In order to further prevent odor from seeping into the ice compartment, stored food should be wrapped securely and as airtight as possible.

  • Page 28: Using The Cool Select Pantry

    Operating your SAMSUNG French Door Refrigerator usinG tHE Cool sElECt PAntRy™ The Cool Select Pantry™ is a full-width drawer with adjustable temperature control. This pantry can be used for large party trays, deli items, pizza, beverages or miscellaneous items. There is a temperature control which can adjust the amount of cold air allowed into the pantry.

  • Page 29: Removing The Refrigerator Accessories

    REMoVinG tHE REFRiGERAtoR ACCEssoRiEs 1. Door Bins & Dairy Compartment To remove - Simply lift the bin up and pull straight out. To relocate - Slide it in above the desired location and push down until it stops. Injury may occur if the door bins are not firmly assembled.

  • Page 30: Using The Doors, Using The Tilting Pocket

    DooRs The Refrigerator doors ensure that the doors close all the way and are securely sealed. When the Refrigerator door is only partially open, it will automatically close. The door will stay open when opened more than 3 Inches.

  • Page 31: Removing The Freezer Accessories

    REMoVinG tHE FREEzER ACCEssoRiEs 1. tilting Pocket To remove - Pull the brackets( clicking sound and remove the pocket To replace - Hook the ends of the pocket into both brackets ) and push down until it locks into place. 2.

  • Page 32: Cleaning The Refrigerator

    Operating your SAMSUNG French Door Refrigerator ClEAninG tHE REFRiGERAtoR Caring for your Samsung French Door Refrigerator prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep it odor and germ-free. Cleaning the interior Clean the inside walls and accessories with a mild detergent and then wipe dry with a soft cloth.

  • Page 33: Changing The Interior Lights

    CHAnGinG tHE intERioR liGHts Before changing any of interior lights, unplug the Refrigerator from the power supply. If you are unsure about changing the lights after reading through these directions, contact your service center for help. CAution Replacement bulbs for both freezer and fridge are available from your local home improvement or electronics store.

  • Page 34: Changing The Water Filter

    For replacement water fi lter you can visit your local service center or contact the Samsung Parts distributor. Be sure the replacement water fi lter has the SAMSUNG logo on the box and on the water fi lter. Link:

  • Page 35: Water Filter Chart

    FiltER CHARt Performance Data Sheet For Samsung Model DA97-06317A Using Replacement Cartridge DA29-00003G This system has been tested according to NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of the substances listed below. The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal to the permissible limit for water leaving the system, as specifi ed in NSF/ANSI 42 and 53.

  • Page 36: Water Filter Certification

    Operating your SAMSUNG French Door Refrigerator wAtER FiltER CERtiFiCAtion 36_ Operating...

  • Page 37: Food Storage Tips

    Not recommended Store in covered container. Not recommended Store in covered container. Not recommended If storing in refrigerator, do not wash fruit be- fore storing. Store in moisture resistant bags Not recommended or containers. Wrap cut fruits. Some fruits Not recommended darken when refrigerated.

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    Operating your SAMSUNG French Door Refrigerator FooD stoRAGE tiPs Foods Refrigerator FISH AND SHELLFISH Fish Fatty Fish (mackerel, 1-2 Days trout,salmon) Lean Fish (cod, 1-2 Days flounder, etc) Frozen or Breaded Shellfish Shrimp (uncooked) 1-2 Days Crab 3-5 Days Cooked Fish or...

  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    Try setting it to a lower temperature. • Is the Refrigerator in direct sunlight or located near a heat source? • Is the back of the Refrigerator too close to the wall and therefore keeping air from circulating? • Is the temperature control on the display set to the correct temperature? Try setting it to a warmer temperature.

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    Samsung or Samsung authorized service center. Samsung will repair or replace any part found to be defective, at our option and at no charge as stipulatedX herein, with new or reconditioned parts during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of Samsung and must be returned to Samsung.

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    QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? COUNTRY CALL 800-SAMSUNG (800-726-7864) 800-SAMSUNG CANADA (800-726-7864) OR VISIT US ONLINE AT Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 400 Valley Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. Customer Service, 55 Standish Court Mississauga, Ontario WRITE Road Suite 201 Mt. Arlington, NJ 07956 L5R 4B2 Canada...

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  • Larry Apr 01, 2016 01:44:
    How do I place this refer into diagnostic​s? Do you have the tech sheet or manual for model # RFG297AAWP​/XAA?
  • John Anderson Apr 14, 2015 06:36:
    I followed the process described in your manual for removing the display panel on a Samsung Model RFG297AAWP refrigerat​or and the display panel would not come off. The wording in your manual and the photo conflict with each other; page 31. Please provide the accurate means of removing the Display Panel!!!